University of Bridgeport Physician Assistant Institute: Program Updates
By: Angel Castro and Sabrina Butler
Bridgeport Rescue Mission: “Feeding Families” Radio Campaign
On Thursday November 13th, several students from the Class of 2016 volunteered with the Bridgeport Rescue Mission phonathon in support of the “Feeding Families” radio campaign. This is the third consecutive year that the Bridgeport Rescue Mission has partnered with Cumulus Media stations WEBE 108 and WICC 600. Each month the Mission serves an average of 12,000 prepared meals and distributes 15,000 pantry bag meals throughout Fairfield County. This Thanksgiving alone, they will provide up to more than 20,000 meals. It was a very rewarding experience for UBPAI students to participate in such a wonderful event.
Project Homeless Connect
Several students from the Class of 2016 volunteered with Project Homeless Connect in Bridgeport. Students at the event helped with blood pressure screenings, diabetic foot exams, BMI, and glucose levels. It was an excellent opportunity to give back to the community.
UB students from left to right: Mike Dylag, Kevin Rooney, Alison Baillargeon, Brett Healy
PA Day in NYC 2014
Several students from the Class of 2016 also travelled to NYC for National PA Day this past October. Students went to Times Square for the Today Show. This was a great event to support Pas!
Several students from the Class of 2016 in NYC during PA Week!
Back Row Left to Right: Kevin Rooney, John Buckley, Bryan Jennings, Amanda Bolbotowski, Brittany Hannon, Nicholas Klock, Hemal Patel, Victoria Clark.
Front Row Left to Right: Kaitlyn Hertford, Hilary Krombel, Emily Ryan, Jaclyn Salzillo, Rachel Katz, Chelsea Coffey, Kathryn Samuelson, Autumn DeGroat
UBPAI students in NYC for PA Week! From left to right: Brett Healy, Matthew Hislop, Alison Baillargeon, Kayla Kennedy, Nichole Rensko